Category Archives: Côtes du Ventoux wines

In Season/On Special: Root Vegetables

When you see them in the stores or at the farmers’ markets, you really shouldn’t just pick them up and put them back down again.  Next time bring some home; they are way more versatile than you think and a … Continue reading

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Bricks and tomatoes — just a part of the history of Prohibition

If you watched the Ken Burns “Prohibition” series on PBS, you probably noticed that most of the bootleg alcohol people drank in the U.S. during those years was hard liquor rather than wine. As a confirmed wino, I felt a … Continue reading

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The Guide Hachette and an ode to lobster rolls

[Before I start this post, I want to let you know about our first vine tasting at Biagio Fine Chocolate on Thursday, September 16, from 6-9 pm.   Click here for more info.] One of the things I like to say … Continue reading

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